Category: college

ISO Clubs after College: Chicago Rugby Club

The Chicago Westside Condors are now the Chicago Rugby Club, which houses three teams.  The are about to celebrate their 35th year, and have joined with the Sirens and their Old Boys team, the Frogs, to have a more European style club. The new club has something to offer for everyone, in any level of... Read more »

ISO Clubs after College: Lake County

The Lake County Rugby Club, is on of the few clubs not concentrated in the city. In fact, they are the only rugby club in Lake County. So, from Antioch to Zion, Lake Zurich to Buffalo Grove, this club can be to convenient choice for you if you work or live in that area. The... Read more »

ISO Clubs after College: The Lions

The oldest rugby club in Chicago is the Lions. They are in the midst of celebrating their 50th anniversary. Patrick O’Reilly, the club’s president told me a lot about the club, it’s past, where it is, and where it hopes to go in the coming years. Like any club, they have their reputation, but part... Read more »

Advice to new graduates: How to find the right rugby club after college

So, you graduated college and are stepping into the real world. Trying to find that first salaried job, moved back home and going a little crazy, ready for a crazy summer, and starting to realize that you won’t be living down the block or hallway from your closest friends. What’s more besides not having $2... Read more »

Just moved out from college and miss it already? CRC is almost here

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If you’re itching for a rugby fix and aren’t headed to nationals with your club team, a trip to Philly maybe just the thing for you. The College Rugby Championship Cup will have 8  premier women’s collegiate teams competing. There will also be men’s 7s games. The 2014 National Small College Rugby 7s Championship will have 8... Read more »

Severi Rugby, World Rugby bringing scholarships to rugby!

USA RUGBY-  Serevi Rugby® (, a leading provider of on-field programming for players and coaches from beginner to the U.S. National Team, has partnered with World Rugby Shop ( to create a scholarship program providing greater access to young men and women who have the potential and interest in growing their rugby skills by participating... Read more »

Notre Dame to host Rugby Coaching Clinic

If you are looking for some extra help, tips, and ideas for your rugby team as the spring season quickly sneaks up on us, the University of Notre Dame will be holding their pre-season rugby coaching camp from Monday January 6th to Sunday January 12th, 2014. The coach instruction sessions from January 9-12 will be... Read more »

Oxford Women Bare All, for Equality and Charity

So it’s that time of year, when we start shopping for our 2014 calendars. Some people like cute kittens, others like peaceful scenes to grace their monthly agenda, sports heroes, or the swimsuit and muscle calendars. Well if you’re looking for your new calendar, the Oxford Women’s   Rugby Team one is making headlines from... Read more »

All-Tourna​ment selections announced from College 7s National Championsh​ip

BOULDER, Colo. – Forty-five student-athletes have been named to the 2013 College 7s National Championship All-Tournament Team. The select sides, voted on by a handful of coaches and other observers at the National Championship, represents 15 players from each competing Division: Men’s Division I, Women’s Division I and Men’s Open Division. Men’s Division I All-Tournament... Read more »

The Great Challenge of Growing Rugby in America

One of the biggest challenges to our sport is figuring out how to grow rugby properly in America. USA Rugby is working diligently on this task every day dealing with a variety of issues. How do we get the sport exposure so communities not educated on the sport know what it is? How does the... Read more »